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Laura Scott, Ph.D.

I am an environmental microbiologist and epidemiologist interested in antimicrobial resistance, zoonotic disease, and One Health.

Professional Experience

  • 2021-Present Geneticist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK

  • 2017-2021 Various teaching and research assistantships at Tulane University and Rocky Mountain National Park. New Orleans, LA and Estes Park, CO

  • 2015-2017 Research Assistant, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Morphology and Imaging Core. New Orleans, LA

  • 2011-2014 Transmission Electron Microscopist and Histotechnologist, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Oklahoma City, OK

Education and Certifications

  • PhD: 2021 Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Environmental Health Sciences

  • MS: 2016 Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Epidemiology

  • BS: 2011 Oklahoma State University. Zoology

Honors and Awards

  • 2021: Tulane 34 Scholar

  • 2021: Hartley ScD Award for Environmental Excellence in Environmental Health

  • 2019: National Delta Omega Poster Competition Awardee

  • 2019: American Society for Microbiology Minority Travel Award

  • 2019: Delta Omega Eta Chapter Poster Competition Winner

  • 2018: Bailey Fellow for Rocky Mountain Nature Conservancy

  • 2009-2011: Louis Stokes for Minority Participation in STEM (LSAMP) Scholar